GCS Recognized Statewide for Effective Communications

Guilford County Schools is recognized statewide for its work in sharing the stories of the district and its students. The North Carolina School Public Relations Association (NCSPRA) held its Blue Ribbon Awards Brunch Friday which recognizes organizations around the state for outstanding publications, websites, multi-media and more.

“It’s a privilege to support the great work that our educators and employees are doing on behalf of our students and their families, says Nora Carr, GCS chief of staff, and speaker at the event. “We are grateful to our peers for this recognition.”

The GCS team took home awards in the following categories:

Annual Report

-       Annual Report: We Rise


Electronic Media

-       2014 GCSTV Retirement Feature

-       National School Lunch Week

-       One Day Without Shoes

-       Senior Success 2014: Millia Edwards at the Academy at Smith

Excellence in Writing

-       Brighter Futures

-       NC partners with black colleges to boost teacher ranks

-       Storm Damage

Marketing Campaign

-       2014 Celebration of Excellence

-       2014 Magnet and Choice Fair

-       2014 State of our Schools

-       GCS Faith Partnership Summit

-       Guilford Parent Academy’s Family Fun Day


-       Back to School Web Site

-       Graduation Web Site

NCSPRA’s mission is to build support for public education through well-planned and responsible public relations.